Floor Update: May 22, 2019 - 3:49 pm
The House is now taking the following votes:
  1. Steil Amendment – Strikes all of the findings in the bill that document the numerous harms Trump’s appointees have done to the Consumer Bureau and language directing the Consumer Bureau to protect servicemembers and their families by examining banks for compliance with the Military Lending Act. The amendment also inserts language requiring the Comptroller General to conduct a study of the effectiveness and efficiency of the CFPB in meeting its statutorily mandated obligations, the prevalence of discriminatory practices in lending, and the workplace rights of CFPB staff – 15 minutes
  2. Burgess Amendment #6 – Strikes the section requiring all consumer complaints to be made available to the public on a CFPB website, effectively preventing consumers from seeing how others have been harmed and deterring financial institutions from providing redress to consumers – 2 minutes
  3. Burgess Amendment #7 – Permanently subjects funding for the CFPB to Congressional appropriation, unlike all other bank regulators, and caps the budget for FY2020 to an amount equal to the FY2019 budget – 2 minutes
  4. Stevens Amendment – Directs the CFPB to identify representatives of community banks, credit unions, small businesses, and experts in U.S. economic growth to serve on advisory boards – 2 minutes
  5. Green (TX) Amendment – Reinstates the CFPB’s final rule governing forced arbitration in consumer financial contracts, which was overturned last Congress, within 60 days of enactment – 2 minutes
    10 minutes of debate on the motion to recommit 
  6. Republican Motion to Recommit on H.R. 1500 – VOTE NO – 5 minutes
  7. Final Passage of H.R. 1500 – Consumers First Act (Rep. Waters – Financial Services) – VOTE YES – 5 minutes
These are the last votes for the day

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